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    Open or Not?

    Last week, she learned the guy she was talking to has a girlfriend.  They aren’t serious so it is OK.   She was honest with him and requested the same.  Refreshingly, he was honest as well.  She said she wasn’t seeing anyone else and had stopped all the silly dating apps because they were getting along so well.  He also said he wasn’t on any apps.  She said she wasn’t seeing anyone else.  Silence.  After a silence that seemed eternal, he said he was seeing someone else, but they practice safe sex.  Then he asked her, “are you open or not?” She thought before she responded.  She asked.  She couldn’t be…